On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • Ann Calvello, American roller derby queen, born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

  • Syd Gregory, Australian cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies at 59
1929 Highlights

About August 1, 1929

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo